GREGORY S. LEMMER
1200 Seaport Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone | 650-321-2400
Fax | 650-321-2800
GREG is a partner in our Silicon Valley office and he leads our Employment Law Group. He has extensive experience representing employers and managers in all areas of employment law, including litigating and counseling in such areas as wrongful termination, workplace discrimination and harassment, defamation, fraud, and wage and hour claims. Greg represents employers in several industries, including software, networking and telecommunications.
Greg has served as lead counsel in numerous lawsuits filed in federal and state courts, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings throughout the United States. He has successfully defended employers against wrongful termination, breach of contract, harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and various federal and state courts.
In addition to his litigation practice, Greg provides clients with day-to-day counseling advice on issues such as employee terminations, leaves of absence, wage and hour laws, reasonable accommodations for disabled employees and applicants, workplace investigations, preparation of human resources policies, as well as employment, incentive pay and severance agreements. He also conducts training sessions for managers and human resources professionals nationwide.
Greg is the author of numerous publications on sexual harassment, wrongful termination, federal and state overtime laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. In addition, he frequently speaks on employment law matters at human resources and employment law conferences.
Greg holds a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School where he was Associate Editor of The University of Wisconsin Law Review. Greg received both his Masters of Labor and Industrial Relations (Honors) and his B.A. (High Honors) from Michigan State University. Greg is a member of the California and Wisconsin State Bars.